Media Advisory: Georgia recently passed HB 87 Local activists stand in solidarity 7.2.11
Faith, labor, and immigration activists speak out against unjust immigration laws in Georgia and advocate for reform in Oregon. Saturday, July 2nd Press Conference: 3:30pm in front of City Hall (SW Madison st & SW 4th Avenue) Portland OR
Local (Portland) activists and concerned community members, on 7.2.11 will demonstrate solidarity with allies in Georgia and discuss why HB 87 and similar efforts around the country make everyone less safe. Speakers will address how the controversial Secure Communities immigration enforcement program hurts public safety locally in Oregon.
More Information is on Portland Indymedia here: http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2011/06/409122.shtml